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Hot work hazards

Employers need to create a program to ensure hot work is performed safely. Here’s what OSHA says an effective program looks like.
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Steps to boost truck cab safety

Aside from being the control center of the vehicle, a truck cab serves as an office for paperwork and phone calls, a break area to rest and eat, a shelter from inclement weather and extreme temperatures, and a storage area for supplies and equipment. As wide-ranging as this multifunctional space is, even more so are the hazards that can be inside and around the cab, cautions KeepTruckingSafe.org.
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Prepare for an emergency

National Safety Month: Week 1
Think emergency drills are only for schoolchildren? Think again. The National Safety Council urges all workers to take drills seriously.
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Selecting the correct fire extinguisher

The National Fire Protection Association notes that portable fire extinguishers can “save lives and property by putting out a small fire or containing it until the fire department arrives, but portable extinguishers have limitations.”


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